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Username Post: Rear end ratio (gear ratio)
Gene_Schneider 
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02-10-19 02:41 PM - Post#2759571    
    In response to widall2

If the engine is in good condition 65 to 70 MPH is a safe speed. A 3.36 will reduce your engine speed by only 5%. A 3.08 will be like have a 1000 pound trailer on the back power wise. 3000 is a safe RPM for that engine.
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